This year's Family History Days brings together professional genealogists and family historians from around the world to help beginner & seasoned researchers alike find their story. In the weeks leading up to Family History Days on March 18 & 19, we'll be spotlighting several of the event's featured speakers.
Aaron McWilliams is a reference archivist at the Pennsylvania State Archives. He is responsible for handling research inquiries at the Archives and frequently represents the agency at genealogical events.
Aaron's areas of expertise include Pennsylvania state land records, Pennsylvania’s Revolutionary War militia, as well as family history and genealogy. Prior to joining the Pennsylvania State Archives, Aaron worked as a reference archivist at the Maryland State Archives and as a professional genealogist.
Aaron has appeared on WITF’s Radio Smart Talk and Who Do You Think You Are?, and has lectured at events held by the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania and HSP. Aaron will also be a featured presenter in the upcoming Researching Family in Pennsylvania seminar.